Staff & Administration


Shelley Goodleaf

Under the supervision of the Associate Director of Education, the Principal is responsible as the educational leader and ensures that student achievement is maximized. The Principal manages, evaluates, and supervises effective and clear procedures for the operation and functioning of the school—consistent with the philosophy, mission, values, and goals of the school. 

Associate Principal

Cynthia Lapierre

Under the supervision of the Principal, the Associate Principal is responsible for the management, supervision, and administration of all student programs. In addition, the Associate Principal is responsible for assisting the Principal in the general administration of the school, and participating in the general administration of the Kahnawà:ke Education System through administration meetings and system strategic planning.

Administrative Assistant

Tara Cross

The Administrative Assistant aids in the operation of the school, alongside the Receptionist and Principal. Responsibilities include: the dissemination of information to parents, staff, and students; processing fiscal information, ensuring compliance with legal and financial requirements, scheduling meetings; maintaining records, and monitoring department and program activities.


Shawnee Jacobs (Interim Receptionist)
Abigail Jacobs (on leave 2018/2019)

The Receptionist is the primary contact for all parents and visitors. Receptionists are responsible for providing secretarial, clerical, and administrative support in order to ensure school services are provided in an effective and efficient manner. 

Staff Contact Information

Kateri School

Perry Cross

Building Attendant - Kateri School

James Day

Maintenance - Kateri School

Darlene Jacobs

English Language Arts Teacher

Shawnee Jacobs

Receptionist (Interim 2018/2019)

Cynthia Lapierre

Associate Principal - Kateri School

Sujin Lim

Communications Assistant (Speech and Language)

Thomas McComber

Maintenance - Kateri School

Dean Meloche

Physical Education Teacher

Timmy Norton

Maintenance - Kateri School

Conrad Stevens

Maintenance - Kateri School/KEC

Noma Zuskin

Awé:ri Room Teacher